Nikon D5500 vs Nikon D5300

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Nikon D5500

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Nikon D5300

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Reasons to buy the Nikon D5500

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,438 ISO
Great color depth
Color depth
24.1 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
14 EV
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5300

HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Color depth
Great color depth
24 bits

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Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5300.

competitors

Nikon D5500 Competitors

Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$697 body only

$797 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
GPS Has a GPS
Lowest price More expensive
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$749 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$779 - $997 body only

$1,100 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen

Nikon D5300 Competitors

Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$697 body only

$797 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Lowest price Significantly more expensive
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$377 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$749 with 18-55mm lens

Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO

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